About This Artwork

possibly Master of the Small Landscapes, Netherlandish, fl. 1560
after Pieter Bruegel, the elder, Flemish, 1525/30-1569

Village Among the Trees, c. 1560

Pen and brown ink heightened with gouache, over black chalk, on blue tinted laid paper, laid down on card
236 x 393 mm

Bequest from the estate of Everettt D. Graff, 1965.252

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Ownership History

Earl Spencer (died 18th cen.), Althorp [Lugt 1530]. William Esdaile (died 1837), London [Lugt 2617]. William Frazer (died 1899), Dublin [Lugt 2618]. Charles Fairfax Murray (died 1919), London [verso, inscription on mount]; sold, Anderson Galleries, New York, November 6-7, 1924, Fairfax Murray sale, lot 185, as "Landscape" by Joris Hoefnagel. Dr. George L. Laporte, New York [Lugt 1170]. Unidentified collector [Lugt 2168]. Beqeathed by Everett D. Graff to the Art Institute, 1965.




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